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27/01/2022

Appeal: Inspector blocks Hertfordshire green belt quarry scheme

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A proposed quarry on land allocated for mineral extraction at a former aerodrome in Hertfordshire within the Metropolitan Green Belt has been rejected after an inspector rejected the appellant’s bid to amend the scheme at the appeal stage.

LOCATIONLand at Former Hatfield Aerodrome, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL4 0HPAUTHORITYHertfordshire County CouncilINSPECTORJohn WoolcockPROCEDUREInquiryDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/M1900/W/21/3278097Brett Aggregates Ltd had appealed against the refusal by Hertfordshire County Council on a 87.1-hectare site at the former Hatfield Aerodrome, which would extract 8 million tonnes of sand and gravel........
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